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Virtual biobank connects investigators across 8 UT institutions

A new resource is now available to connect investigators across eight institutions of The University of Texas System. Through the UT System Health Biobank Consortium, investigators can view information...
February 10, 2020
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Graduate School names 2020 Kopchick Fellows

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences is proud to announce the 2020 recipients of the Dr. John J. and Charlene Kopchick Fellowships.
January 16, 2020
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Researchers identify immune-suppressing target in glioblastoma

Researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have identified a tenacious subset of immune macrophages that thwart treatment of glioblastoma with anti-PD-1 checkpoint blockade, elevating...
December 23, 2019
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Graduate School faculty members An, Lee named AAAS Fellows

December 12, 2019
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GSBS PhD Student Khan, UTHealth researchers identify 'Achilles' heel' of drug-resistant superbug

Research by GSBS PhD student Ayesha Khan and her UTHealth colleagues was published in the December issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. ...
December 10, 2019
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In memoriam: Fuguo Jiang, PhD

Fuguo Jiang, PhD, an assistant professor of Cancer Biology at MD Anderson, passed away Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. Jiang was affiliated with the GSBS Programs in Biochemistry and Cell Biology and Cancer...
November 27, 2019
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In memoriam: Henry W. Strobel, PhD

Beloved biochemistry faculty member, founder of the McGovern Medical student retreat, and inaugural associate dean of faculty affairs Henry W. Strobel, PhD, 76, died in his sleep Friday, Nov. 22, ...
November 25, 2019
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Graduate School hosts inaugural Kopchick Symposium

On Nov. 4, 2019, the Graduate School hosted the inaugural Dr. John J. Kopchick Research Symposium. Organized by the 2018 and 2019 Kopchick Fellows, this first-of-its-kind symposium, focused on helping ...
November 18, 2019
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Dissect social issues in science, medicine with AMBR’s Empowerment in Science teach-in series

The Association of Minority Biomedical Researchers (AMBR) is launching its second annual Empowerment in Science teach-in series for the 2019-2020 academic year. This series is designed to inspire students...
October 31, 2019
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MD Anderson, University of Puerto Rico receive $13 million grant renewal

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and the University of Puerto Rico received a competitive renewal of their Comprehensive Partnerships to Advance Cancer Health Equity (CPACHE) grant from...
October 30, 2019
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